The President will be speaking at TASAM’s 4th Turkey -EU Forum in Istanbul on the subject of International Economic Security and Multidimensional relationships.
Dr Rebel Hanna : speaking Nov 18, 2013 at 12:00 pm at the Command & Staff College of the Lebananese Army.
Topic: The Geopolitical and Geo-Economical Effects of the Arab Spring on the countries of the region, cost and consequences
Effective November 1st, we are pleased to announce the nomination of the Chair Directors and the Vice-Chair Directors as follows :
BLACK SEA CHAIR
Director : Dr Svitlana SHMELOVA; Vice-Chair : Dr Vladimir SOTNIKOV
MEDITERRANEAN SEA CHAIR
Director : Dr Rebel HANNA; Vice-Chair : Dr Said MOUFTI
Herewith the Organisational flow chart : ORGANIGRAMME OBGMS 2013
Dr. Svitlana Shmelova will be at Cracow Polytechnical University in Poland from November, 8-20, 2013 to give a series of lectures on “Identifying Funding Sources and Writing Proposals for International Scientific Cooperation Projects”.
Richard Langlais, one of our Scientific Council members, contributed to NATO’s “Review of the Practical Implications of UNSCR 1325 for the Conduct of NATO-led Operations and Missions.” The study considers ISAF, in Afghanistan, and KFOR, in Kosovo.
Here is the link : http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natolive/news_104245.htm
Members of our Scientific Council met Saturday in Paris, to discuss our Policy orientations for the 2013-14 year.
Here is a picture to mark the occasion :
From left to right : Evren Kücükkaya (Treasurer, Turkey), Svitlana Shmelova (SC, Ukraine), Rebel Hanna (SC, Lebanon) , Rohan Simon (Staff, Conseil des Experts), James Gillespie (General Counsel, SC), Greg Simons (SC, Sweden), Ellen Wasylina (President, SC, France), François Lafond (SC, France), Vladimir Luzhbin-Asseev (Staff, Conseil des Experts), Bogdan Ibanescu (Research associate, Romania), Richard Langlais (SC, Sweden). Taking the picture, our Secretary, Pauline Muller.
We are pleased to welcome François Lafond to the Observatory’s Scientific Council.
On this occasion, we congratulate him on his new post as Executive Director at EuropaNova!
We are pleased to make here available for a short time only, the first issue of the Geostrategic Maritime Review :
Thank you to all our contributors for making this publication a success!
We are very pleased to announce that we have reunited around the vision and the mission of the Observatory the following Council members. Their biographies will follow shortly :
- Ioan Craciun, ROMANIA, National Defense University
- Robert Cutler, CANADA, Carleton University
- James Gillespie, FRANCE, General Counsel to the Observatory
- Rebel Hanna, LEBANON, Lebanese Canadian University
- François Mabille, FRANCE, Catholic University, Lille
- Murman Margvelashvili, GEORGIA, World Experience for Georgia (WEG)
- Said Moufti, MOROCCO, Institut Royal des Etudes Stratégiques (IRES)
- Fuad Muradov, AZERBAIJAN,EURONEST
- Richard Langlais, SWEDEN, Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI)
- Ruben Safrastyan, ARMENIA Institute of Oriental Studies
- Svitlana Shmelova, UKRAINE,International Education&Consulting Center
- Greg Simons, SWEDEN, Uppsala University, Swedish National Defense College
We are pleased to welcome the following Research Associates to the Observatory, whose research proposals have been accepted for their scientific value and for their strategic interest, as well as being in line with the vision and mission that the Observatory seeks to promote.
N.B. This is a partial list. The final list will be available soon on the organisational chart.
Black Sea : Bogdan IBANESCU; Tinatin ZURABISHVILI
Gulf Sea :
Mediterranean Sea : Elena BUSLACCHI; Moez EL ELJ; Mounia SLIGHOUA; Antoine ZAKKA